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Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
other children as well, and detectives want to hear from additional victims. >> the u.s. education department announced today that every public school in america will have to include stid yents with disabilities in after school sports programs. >> we're not talking about physical education for kids with disability that's exists. this would mean allowing thom participate in after school sports. now, school woz have to make reasonable modifications for them, or they would have to reyait a kind of alternative. sophia's fancy foot work gained her a spot on the soccer team. we're surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is the liner. her school encourages all students, including those with disabilities to tryout for any sport. >> there is nothing different about me except for my legs. and i can just deal with that. >> and in cases the school makes the proper adom daigs autos a child hearing impaired we may need visual cues. whether there is something else for a child that needs something. >> willard doing a lot whaft u.s. department of education will require schools to d
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
state education officials take action to ensure school districts are teaching english to nonenglish speaking children, claiming about a quarter of the school districts are violating state and federal laws by failing to provide english language instruction to students who need it. saying it will file a lawsuit unless classes are provided to 20,000 students within 30 days. a state education official says california is needing it's obligation autos san francisco district attorney is considering filing charges against an artist whose creation almost burned down a building. it happened last night in an art gallery. french artist created a map on the wall from 50,000 matches. idea to light it then create a slow burn but flames went out of control, shot into the ceiling, firefighters managed to put it out before it could cause more damage. >> oh, my. it turns out the fireball that lit up bay area skies last week is actually a comet. take a look. hundreds of people reported seeing the fireball. a scientist says that it was a comet entering just north of yosemite. it burned up over lake taho
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
education will be discussed for education for $371 million for the university california and the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses were the board tables fees that would affect senior whose register for a heavy course loads and student whose repeat courses. the person low park city council will constitute another facebook expansion, on to a 22 acre piece of property across the street from the current location on willow road, and the new campus is worth $1.5 million to the city for everything from traffic improvement and maintenance to education and training. the through facility would employ 2,800 people. officials of menlo park will take up the plan at 5:30. now the hostages crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who flare ohly escaped death, 74 days of terror from inside, recorded by a hostage and broadcast by am general -- algerian tv. 38 of the men were executed or killed in the rescue families. three were american. one american got out, a husband told his wife of the story. >> he
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
this moving art display. >>> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their afterschool sports programs. abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez explains how this changes the playing field. >> the fancy footwork gained her a spot on the school soccer team. she also plays for a club. so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is actually the liner and inside here it's just hollow. >> her school, willard middle school in berkeley, encourages all students, including those with disabilities, to try out for any sports. >> they just treat me like a regular kid. there's nothing really different about me except for my leg and i can just deal with that. >> and in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> a child who is hearing impaired, we may need visual cues with the buzzer or gun or if there's something else for a child that needs something that's correct needs to be put in place. >> willard is already doing what a lot of the u.s. department of education will require a
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Jan 26, 2013 6:00am PST
point. and the ferry building lit up in red there for the 49ers. >>> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their afterschool sports programs. abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez explains how this changes the playing field. >> the fancy footwork gained her a spot on the school soccer team. she also plays for a club. so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is actually the liner and inside here it's just hollow. >> her school, willard middle school in berkeley, encourages all students, including those with disabilities, to try out for any sports. >> they just treat me like a regular kid. there's nothing really different about me except for my leg and i can just deal with that. >> and in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> a child who is hearing impaired, we may need visual cues with the buzzer or gun or if there's something else for a child that needs something , that needs to be put in place. >> willard is already doing what a lot of the u
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 8:00am PST
and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their after school sports program. abc7 news education reporter explains how this changes the playing field. >> fancy footwork got a spot on the soccer team and plays for a club so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is the liner. inside it is hollow. >> her school encourages all students, including those with disabilities to try out for any sport. >> they treat medicine like a regular kid. there is nothing different about me but for my leg, i can deal with that. >> in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> child who was hearing impaired we made need visual cues like a buzzer. or something else, maybe a child needs something that needs to be put in place. >> willard is doing a lot of what the department of education will now require all schools to do. if a student with a disability cannot meet the standards of skill or ability of that team, the school must provide another
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
characters into a film critic. >> >>> u.s. department of education issued an order requiring every public school in america to include students with disabilities aafter school sports programs. every accommodation must be made to allow a student with a disability to with the team. the school must create another option if they do not meet the standards. >> just because you have a disability doesn't mean that you can't compete. it doesn't mean you can't be part of a team. and... those are aassumptions people have been taking. this is an opportunity for people to rethink how to make this work. >> berkeley's willerd middle school edge courages students to tryout for any sport. >> they treat me like a regular kid there isn't anything different about me except for my leg. i can deal with that. >> school districts that have seen cuts worry about what it will take and they say it's going to take time to sort it out. >> the end of a solid week on wall street dow jones gained another 70 points today. and a and p 500 logging it's best winning streak since 2004. apple shares fell today, lost nearly a
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
, the u.s. department of education announced that public school districts must give kids like owen, and other students with disabilities, an equal chance to play in school sports. >> once a child has more opportunity, you're going to have more kids participating. once they see their friends with disabilities participating, they're going to want to participate. >> reporter: but critics claim creating more sports for the disabled, will require more money. jeopardizing funding for other scholastic and athletic programs. on his blog, education secretary arne duncan wrote, they don't have to do anything that would provide a student with a disability an unfair competitive advantage. but they do need to make reasonable modifications. as for owen, his chance on the court landed him espn fame. >> and he just starts chucking threes. >> reporter: he also received an award from the harlem globetrotters. most importantly, his success on the court has given him more confidence off the court. >> this is about building the character of owen and the character of the kids here. and i think these kid
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
education budget when it begins three days of meetings. in long beach, the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million. it will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students task high demand courses and has tabled fees that affects seniors who register for heavy course loads and will not revisit this until the governor recommends it. >> police in hayward are looking out for thieves who stole a dozen cars from used car lot. they broke in the lot on mission boulevard yesterday morning. employees says they broke through the front gate and kicked in the office door. the cars are estimated worth $200,000. it is a huge set back for the owner. >> overall, the first these years are the toughest and after that, everything it gets out. it is a very difficult business. >> police are searching if four seen on surveillance video in the area. >> we have a different perspective of the maverick surf competition. the video is from go pro that had cameras on the boards of competitors. dave is trying to catch a wave and peter rose up on him, the 43-ye
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
machines. city council members getting an education before making a decision. live from san mateo central park to explain. >> here is a number i found amazing. a city official i talked with said there are nearly 400 landscaping and guardening businesses in san mateo why there are people back there beyond childrens playground yes, they're noisey. yes, there are concerns. but lance escapers say they get the job done efficiently. >> we went back to the rake and broom it would take us much longer. our bottom line would be a lot more, we'd have to kmarj more. >> that could become reality. the city considering three options, banning all leaf blowers arc loug those with noise levels and saturday, 9 to 4:00. the prospect of a total ban that worries landscapers and says that would kill his business. >> hopefully, you know they'll listen to the homeowners and business owners. and take, you know, this into consideration. and hopefully, figure out a plan working for everybody. >> before a decision, the city is holding a listen and learn session showing counsel members and the public the latest and gr
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
carbon emissions and the need for higher education to reduce costs. >> tuition increases are not the answer. i will not let the students of california become the default financiers of our colleges and universities. [ applause ] >> republicans say it sounded good, if not familiar. they will believe it when they see it. >> he talk about a rainy day fund and fiscal conservative, fewer bills, smaller government, tuition trees, he talked about reform, all ideas we have put out there. the question is: will the reality of seven years match the rhetoric of today? >> governor brown touched on health care. he called for a special session to address issues that need to be decided quickly so california can get president obama's affordable care act started by next january. eric? >> thank you very much. parents in east san jose neighborhood are watching their kids today after learning of the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl last week. police hope this surveillance video of the incident will lead them to the man responsible. our reporter is live in east san jose with the lates
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
if the schools make reasonable accommodations. the education department today is saying disabled students must be given a shot to play on traditional teams or have their own league which could bring sweeping changes to budgets. >> feeling depressed or anxious? try yoga. a report in "frontiers in psychiatry" older people reported a decrease of depression after practicing yoga and evidence that it could help with symptoms of scrits -- schizophrenia and adhd. >> happening now in san francisco, a legend is celebrating a big bad, marion brown turns 86, her first birthday without her twin sister, vivian, who died two weeks ago suffering from alzheimer's disease. the famous twins were spotted together rooming the city in identical attire bringing smiles to residents and visitors. tonight at 6:00 p.m., her san francisco family is throwing her a party at the sir francis drake hotel at union square. >> and wildlife encounter, how to protect mountain lions from human. >> if you are looking for trouble on super bowl sunday, go somewhere else. the steps [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicio
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
education teacher at that school in vaw vallejo. he was dismissed from that position as well. he tells me he is being used as a scapegoat in this situation. reporting live in petaluma, abc7 news. >> thank you, sergio. >>> developing news, doctors are treating a blood clot they say could have killed brian stoa. stowe was the giants fan who suffered brain damage after being beaten. he is now receiving injections to help dissolve the close in his thigh and pelvis. the family's website reports that doctors are surprised the clot wasn't fatal because of its size and severity. fundraisers for stowe continue. this one last night in redwood city. the giants' third base coach tim flannery's band is donating proceeds raised for stowe's family. >>> the district attorney announced that michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the allegations stemmed from an encounter with a woman two weeks ago after the playoff win over green bay. the d.a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute crabtree. the super bowl-browned 49ers say, quote, michael and the team can now put this behind us
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 12:35am PST
in profile the way to get the education she can't afford. >> he is look i can help you get through school easy. you just travel with me, have fun, be around me, and just keep me company. and i said, sure. you are going to pay for my school. >> reporter: we observed being a sugar baby comes with other perks. last june he told us he drops $5,000 a month on monti. >> these earrings with a pair of high heel shoes, great outfit. oh, goodness. whoa, god. $387. >> fine. >> reporter: it is not just monti. he has six other sugar babies. >> this is what we call the lost and found drawer. what some of my lovely sugar babies left behind. >> reporter: an it executive who retired to spend enough of $150,000 a year on lady combined. >> when you walk in a room and have a boughtful lady with you it is a compliment to you. as a male. pulling up in a really nice car or something. hate to compare it that way. but it is. it has the a good feel to it. >> reporter: monti is look a really nice car? >> yeah. >> reporter: like a car the relationships may not last forever though they start out promising. >> he taug
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
education in our schools. >> 300 people listened to speakers and music. sap extra, who was called a slut by rush limbaugh when she addressed congress about coverage for contraception, came to san francisco. >> defending roe and the right for women to make their own decisions about their bodies. >> prochoice supporters were gone by the time the thousands of the prolife marchers reached their destination. the only people left here are the vendors, and police say they have only made two arrests in today's march. reporting live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> we know that caused some traffic problems, too. thank you, tomas. a plane lost its advertising banner while flying over san francisco today, causing a power outage and a traffic nightmare. this is a photo of the banner that landed on high voltage power lines. the banner caused an explosion, knocking out power to 2,000 customers. streets in the area were closed as crews responded. pg&e was able to restore service to all but 100 people. >> it was alarming. it was a loud noise. >> went outside and saw the large sign on the electrical wirin
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
. question is will reality match the rhetoric of today? >> the governor promised action on education reform and updating water delivery system. he's called for a special session on health care so california can get the affordable care act started. >> crews have started with a street. the iron pipe burst around 2:00 p.m. took workers an hour to shut down the system. some 14 homes were left without water service. >> no water, shower or coffee. i've got to go to school. >> i was working from home today. i had to get up, grab a shower and get out. >> crews had to tear the street open. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 efforts bring healthy foods to a san francisco neighborhood. that has hardly any markets. >> yes. there is the elliptigo. >> then, at 4:30 more legal troubles for lance armstrong. the group of people want to take the cyclist to court. >> and michael finney is taking your questions and will answer them here a little later. >> take a look at traffic now. afternoon commute, usual jam up on the skyway left to right heading to the lower deck of the bay bridge. it's better for folks
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
problems or opportunities? with an advanced degree in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at capella.edu. new honey bunches of oats greek yohere we go.ole grain. honey cornflakes and chunks of greek yogurt. i'm tasting both the yogurt and the honey at the same time. i'm like digging this yogurt thing. i feel healthy. new honey bunches of oats greek. . >>> in your monday morning "pulse," another hollywood awards showy the booze flows pretty freely. >> and that makes for big laughs at last night's screen actors guild award, including one from a certain star of "modern family," explaining why she got into acting. >> i grew up in a very traditional catholic home. my father told me if i ever did anything artistic, i was going to look like a hooker. i told him, with this huge boobs that i inherited from your mother, i already look like a hooker. i am sofiaer ha vergara, and i actor. >>> the night's biggest buzz was about "argo." director and star, ben afleck, accepting the aw
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
of trustees will discuss the proposed education budget when they begin three days of meetings this morning. in long beach the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million and they will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses. the board has tabled proposed fees that affect seniors who have heavy course loads and students who have to repeat courses. >> lake county sheriff deputies are looking for a man who kill a clerk in a store robbery. the 33-year-old was shot in the holdup at the gas mart and the sheriff deputies say surveillance video shows a hooded person walking in the paing lot at 10:45 prime minister on friday night and walking out 20 seconds later. two other employees were in the store. they were not hurt. stunned residents are offering $10,000 reward to find the killer. >> now the hostage crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of one american who narrowly escaped death hiding from the terrorists for to days. it was four days of terror in the first videos recorded by one
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
for school athletic teams if the school makes reasonable motions to accommodate them. the education department today is saying disabled students must be given a shot to play on traditional teams or have their own league. this order could bring sweeping changes to school budgets and locker rooms for years to come. >> are you feeling depressed or anxious? try yoga. a report shows older people suffering mild depression report add decrease in stirp somes after yoga practice and there is evidence it could help with schizophrenia and adhd. >> authorities say more research needs to be done. >> happening now, a san francisco legend is celebrating a very big birthday today, marian brown turns 86, her first birthday without her twin who died two weeks ago suffering from. a disease. the famous san francisco twins are often spotted together across the city in identical attire bringing smiles to residents and visitors. tonight her san francisco family is throwing her a party at the sir francis brake hotel at union square. >> what a gorgeous woman, must be bitter sweet. >> next at 6:00, keeping f
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
. a study looks at how prepared california educators are when it comes to teaching subjects. >> driving simulator getting attention of college students. this offers a lesson on >>> new video taking a look at the repair work going on at damaged bay bridge fender. you can see the area here this, is a good look at it right there. oil tanker grazed the fender january 7th. abc 7 joins us live. >> the damaged fender is on the last pier of the bay bridge there right before yerba buena island. the contractor doing the work is the same contractor engineering that did the repairs on the adjacent fender after the cosco busson accident five years ago. turns outs that was this fender system that is coming in handy now. workers are removing twisted steel beams -- baems and shattered wood baems. an oil tanker grazed the fender in the fog january 7th, crushing a 16 by 16 foot section. still, caltrans says it performed as it's supposed to, taking the brunt of the force and protecting the bridge pier structure. there is an upper coated wood swex a plastic section below. they attached to a steel structure
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Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
good. but he has to get everybody working again. it means fix the economy. it means fix the education. so we're bringing kids along that have the skills for 21st century america. his focus has to be on the economy. on the need to reduce unemployment. and frankly, i hope he can, through his own example, restore a sense of civility in the country. >> every president learns a lot. is scarred by the office. also made more wise by the office. what is the one thing you hope president obama has learned over the last four years? >> i hope he's learned that you know, no one part of the government, really, gets it all done. and so, he's got to do a better job of reaching out to members of congress, across both -- across the aisle, to the republicans. and the republicans have to stop buying into things that demonize the president. why aren't republican leaders shouting out about all this birther nonsense and these other things? they're silent. they need to speak out. this is the kind of intolerance i've been talking about, where these idiot presentations continue to be made. and you don't see th
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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
applauding there, and he will talk about education, affordable scare act and how it affects california. jobs climate change, transportation, and high-speed rail. this your he does not have to talk about the huge budget deficit as in the past but he will talk about the success we have had or he has had in the legislature in cutting that deficit. we will go back do this in just a moment the right new, we will look at the weather. >> mike? >> thank you very much. live doppler 7 hd is showing the system to the south weakening but make a move to the north especially more on saturday, sunday, and monday. sue? >> a couple of incidents. in san jose, an accident in the second lane from the left and westbound 80, an accident in the left lane in the clearing phases. 85, nobody, at fremont avenue an injury accident there. eric? >> thank you very much. back to a live picture of the assembly changer. the speaker perez. and former san francisco mayor. >> the attorney general harris. secretary of state. >> you should know, since we are carrying the governor's state of
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Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
. her mother who says that my children would get an education if i had but one dress. and her and her sister went on to antioch college and there to boston. so, when she met martin, she rebuffed him. i have lots to do. i'm very busy. i think she was on a road to an ope operatic career. she was like, you guys calm down. settle down. don't go this route. she thought her life had a purpose and a purpose with him. she embraced it nonetheless because there was a god-given purpose that she felt a calling on her life. >> well, it was a fascinating friendship. and a fascinating movie. my 10-year-old watched it with me. and he loved it. so, the movie is called "betty and coretta." it premiers saturday and lifetime. thank you for being here. and happy birthday to twins. >> their birthday. seventh birthday. >> we'll be right back. >>> remember, nathan out in times square had a big sign for robin this morning. she answered on twitter. appreciate the signs that "gma" audience make to comfort me. every day is returning will be a blessing. there you go, nathan. have a good day. >> now, from abc7 new
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